Ep. 290 – Mom Hacks for Time Management, Quick Laughs, Car Trash and More!
January 22, 2024
In the special segment “What the Hack?!,” Shanna and Laura share some of their favorite parenting tips, including a simple trick that will cheer you up instantly, a hack for handling car trash, a tool for managing time with kids and more! Also, Shanna shares the unexpected incident that derailed her family this week, and Laura reports on struggling with work-life balance. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 5 and 7.5 years old, and Laura’s kids are 4.5 years old and 2.5 years old.
Topics discussed in this episode:
-Taking toddlers out in public
-The struggle of work-life balance as a mom
-Parenting hacks, tips and tricks
-Clever ways to use your phone as a mom
-Tip for potty training
-Regulating kids’ energy
-Handling car trash when you have messy kids
-Collecting nature items with toddlers
-Giving kids independence with food
-What to do when your kids are afraid of monsters
-How to manage time with kids
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Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey podcast is hosted by Laura Birek and Shanna Micko and produced by Laura Birek, Shanna Micko and Steve Yager.
- Car Cup Holder Trash Can* Shanna accidentally discovered cup holder trash cans when they arrived in her new car. They are great, and you can put one in the back seat with your kids!
- Visual Timer* This visual timer is great for managing time with your kids.
- Idea for collecting nature treasures from @mrskatiecarlson
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